Oxford Summer School

Batik inspired by Plants and Seedpods

Thursday 8th August 2024 for 2 days — Cost: £120

Tutor: Jenny O'Leary

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The beautiful shapes and colours of the seedpods and plants that form our hedgerows will be the inspiration to create batiks on tissue and fabric using Jenny’s contemporary interpretation of a traditional technique.Working with hot wax and inks and traditional and non traditional tools to make individual pieces of work.

Materials for Students to Bring:

  • Apron
  • Hairdryer
  • Pritt type glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Old book pages, sheet music, maps etc. to work on (optional)
  • Khadi paper, handmade paper, (again optional)
  • White or light fabric, ideally cotton, 2 pieces up to A3 these can be preused or vintage
  • Images for inspiration

Materials Cost to Students:

Your tutor will provide inks, wax, paper, tissue and all equipment for £7.